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Can swollen elbow or wrist joints cause restricted blood flow to the hands?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Typically not

Swollen joints do not typically restrict blood flow to areas beyond the swollen joint.
However, symptoms of nerves being "pinched" are typical.

In brief: Typically not

Swollen joints do not typically restrict blood flow to areas beyond the swollen joint.
However, symptoms of nerves being "pinched" are typical.
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